Carol Bainbridge

Carol Bainbridge is a freelance writer covering lifestyle for the Spruce. She has over 15 years experience in freelance writing.



Carol has written for several brands including The Spruce, Verywell, and She has covered everything from lifestyle topics to parenting. She has over 15 years experience in freelance writing.


Carol received a BA in Psychology from Indiana University. She went on to receive an education certificate in English Literature from Indiana University Northwest. After that, she got an MA in English Language and Literature from Purdue University Calumet. She received an ABD in Linguistics from Purdue University in 2001.

Expertise: Lifestyle
Education: Indiana University, Purdue University
Location: Munster, Indiana

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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